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Group partners NSCDC for effective security

Ahead of the 2023 general election, the plateau state community in Nasarawa State says it will work closely with security agencies to ensure peace and hitch free exercise.

President, Plateau Indigenes Development Association in Nasarawa State, Chief Nyapzak Emmanuel, gave the assurance, when he led the members on a visit to the Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Lafia.

The delegation under the aegis of Plateau Indigenes Development Association in Nasarawa State was made up of leaders of various ethnic groups in Plateau State residing in Nasarawa State .

President of the Association, Chief Nyapzak Emmanuel said that the visit was to strengthen collaboration with the command to enhance peace and effective security surveillance.

Mr Nyapzak Emmanuel noted that as political activities continue to heighten across the country, there was need for the groups to expose individuals and groups whose activities are capable of disrupting the electoral process.

Nasarawa State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Mr Abbas Muhammed, said the command had adopted strategic plan for quick response to any security threats in any part of the state during and after the election.

The Commandant represented by the Deputy Commandant, Mr John Joseph, called on residents of the state especially rural communities to play active role in providing information to security agencies on suspicious activities around the their areas for prompt action.

The delegation also visited the Nasarawa State Director of Department of State Services.

Reporting by Chris Nyamtu; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade and Julian Osamoto